Marathon Training

Want To Run A Marathon? Do THIS First

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada Living

Taking on a 42 kilometer race is no small feat, and researchers say that if you're less than fit or don't train properly, you could be stressing your ...

Running Tips: Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Christine Blanchette | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Living
Christine Blanchette

The importance of hydrating the body can't be understated, as every year marathon race organizers incorporate medical tents with professional volunteers to administer iv drips to those runners who needed help because of poor hydration or heat exhaustion.

The Metaphor Of A Marathon

Melissa Carr | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

Running a marathon is an epic feat. It is a journey of body, mind and spirit. It is about pushing yourself farther than you ever thought possible...and then, even farther still. The community of people who participate in these incredible races are extraordinary. They are determined, encouraging and brave. Ironically, these are exactly the kind of people you want around during a crisis. The kind of people who, no matter what is on the road ahead of them, keep moving forward.

Are You Worried About Being a "Real" Runner?

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

we all have the capability of creating a negative internal dialogue. Of saying we are not a "real" runner, cyclist, swimmer or gym member. If we let ourselves, we will always define what is "real" as something we are not currently are capable of.

Breathe Easy: Training Tips For New Runners

The Huffington Post Canada | Annabel Fitzsimmons | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Living

When taking up running, newbie runners often have a number of concerns: discovering the ideal pace, finding the best shoes, choosing a pre-run snack, ...